Project Management Consultancydécembre 10, 2023
Dakar, Dakar Region, Senegal | Operations | Full-timeApply with Indeed
Project Management Consultancy
Location: Dakar or Thies, Senegal
Start date: Early January (possibly sooner)
myAgro is a non-profit agritech social enterprise based in West Africa. We have developed a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to support 1 million farmers in 2026 – providing them the tools they need to prosper. Our organization has received recognition and support from Skoll Foundation, Echoing Green, World Bank, and The Audacious Project from TED. Learn more from our founder and CEO here.
About the Role:
Project Management Consultancy
Join a dynamic team with a fast-paced organization. This is a role for someone willing to put the mission first and do what it takes to help the organization succeed. In this Consultancy role, most of the work will be project based on two week sprints and not focused on longer term organizational changes.
- Project Management: Oversee multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring efficient and timely delivery. Implement project management frameworks and tools to streamline processes.
- Stakeholder Management: Act as a liaison between senior management and other stakeholders. Communicate effectively to ensure clear understanding of project goals and progress.
- Team Leadership: Lead and motivate a diverse team even if they do not directly report to you. Delegate tasks effectively and foster a collaborative work environment.
- Problem Solving: Quickly identify and resolve issues that may impede project progress. Develop innovative solutions to complex challenges.
- Reporting: Regularly update senior management on project status, risks, and opportunities. Prepare detailed reports and presentations as needed.
Essential Skills and Qualities:
● Flexibility: Be able to get work done in two week sprints and plan ahead to mitigate risks or changes.
● Organizational Skills: Exceptional ability to organize workload and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
● Detail-Oriented: Meticulous attention to detail, ensuring accuracy in all aspects of work.
● Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Leadership: Proven leadership abilities, with a focus on team building and empowerment.
● Decision Making: Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
● Innovation: Ability to think creatively and bring new ideas to the table.
Educational and Professional Requirements:
● Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, or related field.
● Proven experience in project management, preferably in a leadership role.
● Familiarity with project management tools is ideal.
● Complete written and oral fluency in English and French
Application Process: Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications or portfolio examples.